Cozy Winter Reads to Cuddle With

When is the last time you felt the weight of an actual book in your hands—poring through the pages then finally dog-earing your place five chapters past your predetermined ending point? If it’s been a while, take a quick jaunt to enjoyment in this quaint, independent bookstore perfectly perched in the Ecclesia Market in Downtown Castle Rock. This bookstore has…

Thankful

Mercy, grace, gratitude. These are intangible concepts that most of us need to have more of in our lives. When schedules get hectic and life demands everything of us, discounting the basic sense of decency that quietly surrounds us is easy to do. A warm bed, a roof over our heads or the smile of … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Hide in Plain Sight 2019 Charity Benefit Join other caring, charitable individuals and professionals 5-11 p.m. at the Infinity Park Event Center for an amazing evening that will raise money to support Colorado’s students who are homeless, at-risk and living in poverty. This beautiful night of delicious food, music and fundraising will help Hide In … Continued

Colorado Hope Walk 2019

"Hope is a powerful medicine." Families converged on Philip S. Miller Park Sept. 22 to support HopeKids, an organization that supports families with children who have a life-threatening medical condition. Sponsors included MGA Homecare (platinum), Aveanna Healthcare, Empower Retirement, Insperity, Jimmy John's, KPMG, Party Time Rental, Poulos Somers, Team Select Homecare and 101.9 Way F.M. Photography … Continued

Cozy Up Your Home

Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer.  … Continued

Chairlift Chats

Being born and raised in Colorado has allowed me to be close to our state’s majestic mountains. It has also afforded me the opportunity for plenty of chairlift chats, which have granted me a grateful, thankful heart. A chairlift chat is the valuable time you spend talking with your family, friends and fellow strangers while riding the chairlift to the…

The Millennial Twin ‘Mom-spiration’

Confident. Smart. Beautiful. It should more than suffice, right? These are attributes most of us crave, but the veritable reality is that most of these traits weren’t generously meted out amongst us. But Chana Bennett-Rumley indubitably won the lottery. She has worked diligently to grow as a person across her lifetime, she has shed blood, sweat and tears to earn…

Gifting Happiness

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” ― Maya Angelou

Confessions of the Chef

 Name: Chef Kurt Eichenberger  Restaurant: Fleming’s Steakhouse  Confession:

The Gift of Cuisine

The fabulous feeling of fall is here, and it’s in all places. It’s in the sun-kissed orange and yellow leaves that take their time floating wistfully to the ground. It’s in the red cable knit sweater you grab on the way out the door to the football game. It’s certainly in the plethora of pumpkin-spiced … Continued